Immune System

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A Biomedical Approach to Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month and with that, I thought it would be informative to explain the approach I take when assessing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism in the western world has seen dramatic increases over the past decades. In the early 1990s the estimated rate of ASD

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Top 5 Ways to Support Your Immune System in 2020

Immune system function is something that is on everyone’s mind this year. With the cooler weather, more time inside and waning sunlight, your immune system needs some extra support to keep you at your best. These tried and true strategies include essential nutrients for immune system function, herbs that can

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Back to School Essentials: How to Navigate Through the New Year

As the beginning of a new school year quickly approaches, most households have the usual stress and anxiety of stocking up on supplies and ensuring everyone and everything is in order. This year, however, most are faced with a lot of uncertainty as to what the school year will look

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Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

We are now offering Vitamin D injections at the clinic! This painless and quick intramuscular injection is offered once per week for patients who are Vitamin D deficient. In just a few weeks, levels quickly go up into optimal range for most patients. If you spend most of your time

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Immune Boosting Super Food For Kids: Kefir

“Probiotics are like the Call of Duty for my insides”. Asher, Age 5. Pronounced keh-feer, kefir is one of my favourite immune boosting superfoods. It is a “longevity tonic”, a fermented yogurt drink which originated thousands of years ago from Russia. But it is different than yogurt: it’s thin, tangy,

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Cool Family Health: Keep Your Family Cool This Summer

Summer is coming soon here on the North Shore and this weather is what we have been waiting for all year. If you’re like my family, you spend plenty of time hitting the local beaches here in Vancouver and on the North Shore. My boys and I love swimming, throwing

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